We go through a lot of batteries with our projects and gear here at MAKE, luckily, rechargeable batteries are getting really good, better each year. Extremetech has a bit about the new ones from Duracell, they’re pretty close to Alkalines – “The new NiMH batteries will include 2,650 mAh AA cells and 1,000 mAH cells, which will appear on market, drugstore, and supermarket shelves. A 4-pack of Duracell 2650 mAh AA NiMH batteries will carry a suggested retail price range of $9.99 to $12.99. The Duracell 15-minute charger, which comes with four 2400 mAh AA NiMH batteries, will carry a suggested retail price of between $27.99 to $39.99, according to the company.”Link.

Pictured here, the previous generation – 1800mAh’s…

Battery review – Link.